Jay-Z & Kanye Settle Lawsuit

Jay-Z and Kanye West have settled with Syl Johnson, who was suing the rappers for using an unauthorized sample of his song "Different Strokes." The song was included on a bonus track featured on the duo's top-selling 2011 album Watch the Throne.
Johnson is no stranger to lawsuits; having already sued Jefferson Airplane, Cypress Hill and Michael Jackson for copyright infringement.
Pete Rock, who produced theWatch the Throne track, said that sample was added after he was done with his work on the song.

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